Since our Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Development, Joseph Mwanamvekha, announced that the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) government has set aside K1.26 billion to build stadiums for two teams from the Southern Region, the DPPs powerhouse, a lot of people have offered their comments. We, the Bottom Up expedition do not know whether there …

We must be honest today and leave no room for any further questions about our movements, lodgings, and evenings-out.  We, the permanent members of this delegation,  Alhaj Mufti Jean-Philippe LePossoin, SC (RTD); Nganga Maigwaigwa DDT (Cyress),  PSC (RTD), MoG; Professor Dr. Joyce Befu, and I the Mohashoi, we have fallen in real platonic love with…

We, the Bottom Up Delegation, led as always by our indefatigable, the one real iron lady, Professor Dr Joyce Befu, are here in Salima hesitantly whetting our appetites, preparing new placards and buying bullet proof jackets and helmets in readiness for  the Human Rights Defenders Coalition organised demonstrations or sit-ins meant to close the airports…

Professor Dr Abiti Joyce Befu, MG 66 and MEGA-1, Nganga Maigwaigwa, PSC (RTD), Al Haj Mukeme Mufti Jean Philippe LePoisson, SC (RTD), the Most Paramount Native Authority Mandela and I, the Mohashoi, are camped here in Kasungu where we are campaigning for our preferred candidates.  Who these candidates are, we will reveal soon.  Please remind…

Professor Abiti Dr Joyce Befu, MG 66 and MEGA-1 and us, her people, are in the Republic of Dedza to visit this unique land where the Ngoni and Chewa live side by side, dance side by side, eat side by side, think side by side, die side by side and get buried side by side.…

While politicians are wrangling and promising a secure future for all; while pastors, bishops, imams are asking for God’s intervention; while traditional leaders are demanding a return to their ancestors’ social umunthu; while human rights activists are planning to march;  while the police are investigating; while journalists are reporting figures and events; while academics are…

Today we are wrapping up our official tourism appreciation of this city, the former capital of Nyasaland and Malawi, the former headquarters of the most notorious jails in Malawi, the former headquarters of the now-destroyed or unbundled University of Malawi, the current Garden of Eden and, still, uncontested capital of zipiyo and Domasi bonya. We…

Sometime in 2018, ZBS TV had a one-hour long personality, profile or exclusive interview with the former president of the Malawi Congress Party and leader of the opposition in Parliament, John Zenus Ungapake Tembo.   Of all personality or profile interviews, we watched or listened to in 2018, this stood out as the most professionally handled…